byAmerican Geographical Society of New York; Harriman, E. Roland (Edward Roland), 1895-1978
Foreword, by E. R. Harriman.--Henry Varnum Poor, the American Geographical Society, and the Pacific Railroad, by A. D. Chandler, Jr.--Railroad to the Pacific, by H. V. Poor.--The proposed "Pacific railroad," by H. V. Poor.--Dr. James Douglas: an appreciation, by L. W. Douglas.--Historical and geographical features of the Rocky Mountain railroads, by J. Douglas.--The railroad in history: a bibliographical introduction, by L. S. Mullins (p. -118) Topic: Railroads -- United States History
byPoor, John A. (John Alfred), 1808-1871; Poor, Laura Elizabeth
Life of John Alfred Poor -- List of published writings -- First article on the St. Lawrence and Atlantic railway -- First article on the Atlantic and St. Lawrence railway -- Plan for shortening the time of passage between New York and London -- The northeastern boundary -- An American zoll-verein -- The transcontinental railway -- A national highway -- A bill to secure cheap transportation of breadstuffs at uniform rates -- The father of English colonization in American: a vindication of the... Topics: Railroads -- United States History, New England -- History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,...